Top Olympic Coach tells Cork audience about Strenght and Conditioning

29th November 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Today the Mardyke Arena UCC, is hosting a one day Workshop presented by Mark Jarvis, Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach for the English Institute of Sport,  entitled ‘Strength & Conditioning: Practical Lessons from the Elite Environment’ Mark has been working as an elite strength and conditioning coach […]

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

Dr John Sheehan (FF) to run for Cork City Council

29th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie A Blackpool G.P., Dr John Sheehan, has been selected as a Fianna Fail candidate for the Cork North Central Ward. Based in Blackpool for the past 10 years Dr Sheehan has seen at first hand the challenges that people face on a daily basis. These range from problems with […]

Cork Companies achieve ISO standards

29th November 2013, Sunday By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Cork companies Milestone Solutions, MMD Construction, Prenco Manufacturing Ltd, WiseTek Soultions Ltd, Whitegate Power Station and TAL were among 38 private and public sector organisations to receive awards recently from the Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry T.D. The leading Cork organisations joined […]

Govt blocks FF proposals to revive town centres – says Martin

Govt blocks FF proposals to revive town centres – says Martin

26th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie Cork South Central Deputy Micheál Martin has hit out at the Government for blocking Fianna Fáil proposals to revitalise struggling town centres in Cork and across the country. The Fianna Fáil Bill, which was debated in the Dáil last Friday, proposed the establishment of a Town Team in each […]

Rob Heffernan is Cork Person of Month

21 November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie 50K racewalking champion of the world Rob Heffernan was named November Cork Person of the Month, and his name now goes forward for possible selection as Person of the Year at the 21st Cork Person of the Year awards function on 17th January 2014 next in the Rochestown Park […]

RedFM help fundraising for Marymount Hospice and Laura Lynn

RedFM help fundraising for Marymount Hospice and Laura Lynn

18th November 2013 By TheCork.ie news@TheCork.ie What does a soprano, three Munster rugby players and a Cork radio station all have in common? They’re all prepared to team up for the 2013 Annual Christmas Cracker Charity Cycle which was launched at Marymount Hospice on Monday 18th of November. Cara O’Sullivan, Casey Lualala, Sean Dougal, Denis […]

McDonald’s employees from Cork awarded City & Guilds qualifications

McDonald’s employees from Cork awarded City & Guilds qualifications

18th November 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Four employees from McDonald’s restaurant in Douglas have received awarded City & Guilds qualifications. The employees from Cork were amongst 160 McDonald’s staff members to receive qualifications at the ceremony which took place in Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin. 32 McDonald’s restaurants from across Ireland saw […]

Cork City JPC meets to discuss heroin problem

18th November 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth A meeting of the Cork City Joint Policing Committee took place today. It was held in committee meaning that neither the public nor media were allowed to attend. The purpose the special meeting was to discuss a coordinated response to the the issue of drug taking in Cork […]

Figures reveal dramatic cuts in housing aid for elderly in Cork says FF

18th November 2013 By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie The Government has drastically reduced the number of grants paid out for the Housing Aid for the Older Persons Scheme in Cork since it came into power. In reply to parliamentary questions from Fianna Fáil, the Government revealed the full scale of their cuts targeting older people […]

RTE Presenter will switch on Cork Christmas lights this weekend

14th November 2013, Thursday By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Christmas lights in Cork City will be switched on this Weekend TV presenter Brendan O’Connor, from Bishopstown, will turn the switch on Patrick’s Street at 6pm on Sunday. The lighting ceremony will include a performance by The “Cork Community Project Choir”, Characters from both Cork […]

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

[Audio] EUR 1.2m needed to restore George Boole’s House

14th November 2013, Thursday By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie €1.2 million is needed to restore the former House of George Boole in Cork City.Boole was the first professor of Mathematics at UCC, which in 1850s was known as “Queens College” Boole is famous for inventing “Boolean Algebra”, the form of mathematics which led to the […]

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

Cork Airport urged to engage with Ryanair

14th November 2013, Thuesday By TheCork.ie Politics Reporter news@TheCork.ie In the wake of Ryanair’s announcement of nine new routes from Dublin which will create 300 additional jobs, Politicians from all parties have urged the management in Cork Airport to engage with Michael O’ Leary to keep Cork Airport on their radar and to actively negotiate […]

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